NCEA Level 1 AgHort Management

11AHM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Millichamp

Content/Skills:

  • Soils;
  • Pastures/crops;
  • Livestock production;
  • Practical skills; and
  • Environmental impact.

This subject will lead to a UE approved subject.

Field Trips:

Two days on practical skills.

There may also be the opportunity for some students to do a two-day course on farm bike use and safety, which is worth extra unit standard credits.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

This course is funded by the Primary Industry Training Organisation. However, each student will need to provide a 1B8 exercise book for recording information.


Recommended Prior Learning

Through interview with Primary Industry Training Organisation Staff member and Agriculture Department staff.

This subject takes up 2 columns on the timetable (count for 2 subjects) and is designed for those students who wish to work in the primary industry sector on leaving school.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18191 v4 Describe safe handling and health problems of dairy cattle associated with milking
2
I
3
U.S. 18192 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of how cows produce milk
2
I
2
U.S. 19053 v4 Operate a motorcycle on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision
2
I
3
U.S. 19136 v3 Demonstrate the social requirements for family living in a primary industry context
1
I
2
U.S. 19137 v3 Describe the opportunities, advantages, and disadvantages of primary industry employment
1
I
2
U.S. 19138 v3 Describe weather, climate and micro-climate characteristics, and interpret weather maps for a primary industry operation
2
I
4
U.S. 19145 v3 Describe hydration, nutrition, and sleep in relation to physical well-being of primary industry workers
2
I
4
U.S. 24554 v3 Operate a quad bike on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision
2
I
4
U.S. 24555 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a motorcycle
2
I
3
U.S. 24557 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a quad bike
2
I
3
A.S. 90157 v4 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.2 - Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production
1
I
4
A.S. 90920 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.4 - Demonstrate knowledge of the geographic distribution of agricultural and horticultural primary production in New Zealand
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 37 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 37 credits.

Pathway Tags

dairy farmer, forestry contractor, horticultural worker, vet nurse, Amenity Horticulture, Fruit Production, Vegetable Production, Nursery Production, Viticulture, Floristry, Landscaping, Horticultural Consultant, Science technician, Crop Production Manager, Forestry, Marketing Manager, Orchard Manager, Insectary Manager, Vegetable Farm Manager, Quality Controller


Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.